World News

Sun 21 Jul 2019

Trump lobbies for rapper held in Sweden

Trump lobbies for rapper held in Sweden

US President Donald Trump says he has vouched for ASAP Rocky's bail, who is being held over a fight, and assured Sweden's PM the rapper is not a flight risk.

Heavy rain hits Japan, thousands evacuated

Heavy rain hits Japan, thousands evacuated

FORECASTERS are warning of mudslides, flooding and swollen rivers on Japan's island of Kyushu and the Chugoku region, as Typhoon Danas drenches the region.

Fukushima beach reopens for swimming

Fukushima beach reopens for swimming

Families and surfers in Japan have finally been allowed to swim at a beach near the Fukushima nuclear plant, the first time since the 2011 disaster.

Hong Kong braces for latest mass protest

Hong Kong braces for latest mass protest

HONG Kong is bracing for another mass protest over a controversial extradition bill, with police locking down the city centre.

Gunmen and bomber kill seven in Pakistan

Gunmen and bomber kill seven in Pakistan

TWIN attacks in northwest Pakistan on a police checkpoint and a hospital have left seven people dead, including four police officers.

TIMELINE: Drones, tankers stoke Middle East conflict

TIMELINE: Drones, tankers stoke Middle East conflict

A flurry of military run-ins and seized cargo ships have stoked fears of a new conflict in the Middle East in the strategically important Strait of Hormuz.

Russian capsule arrives at space station

Russian capsule arrives at space station

A Russian space capsule carrying an American, a Russian and an Italian has docked at the International Space Station.

Flights stopped over security scare

Flights stopped over security scare

MULTIPLE airlines have temporarily suspended flights in and out, following an ongoing security review.

Sat 20 Jul 2019

Rape hell: Assaulted ‘one after the other’

Rape hell: Assaulted ‘one after the other’

A woman who was allegedly gang-raped by 12 teens at a party resort told police they assaulted her for an hour “one after the other”.

‘Brutal’ injuries force closed casket

‘Brutal’ injuries force closed casket

The murdered girlfriend of Aussie Lucas Fowler, who was also found dead on a Canadian highway, has injuries so brutal her casket will be closed.

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